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. >> this is "cnn breaking news." >> and we begin with breaking news out of the conflict zone, an attack at the u.s. embassy in tel aviv in israel. details just coming in, but an israeli police spokesman says a security guard at the embassy was attacked with an ax. the attacker reportedly also had a knife on him. we know the attacker has been arrested. when we get more information, we will bring that to you. of course, this is all happening as israel and hamas at the tipping point of all-out war. the israelis carrying out 80 air strikes overnight with hamas fighters launching 95 rockets into israel. 38 more palestinians killed, bringing the death toll since last week to 111. cnn has confirmed secretary of state hillary clinton is heading to israel in the air at this very moment. tomorrow she will meet with prime minister benjamin netanyahu. she'll also visit egypt and the west bank city of ramallah. and while the two sides are trading cease-fire proposals, israel's ambassador tells erin burnett his country is ready to launch a full-scale ground invasion. we talk to our reporter in phnom penh. she's
. the u.s. now part of efforts to hammer out a cease-fire in gaza as the fighting intensifies on both sides. good morning i'm jon scott. jenna: hi, everybody i'm jenna lee. air raid sirens wailing in jerusalem. [sirens blaring] jenna: you may hear those sirens, we don't hear them often over jerusalem. this is after hamas fired off a rocket aimed at the holy city. folks on your screen running for cover. word today that that rocket hit the west bank and thankfully didn't cause any injuries. the rocket, just one of the more than 1200 from hamas fired at the jewish state since a week ago. israel is targeting key hamas sites as well firing artillery shells into gaza today and going after rocket and mortar teams all along the border. all of this happening as president obama dispatched secretary of state hillary clinton to the mideast, in jerusalem, ramallah and gaza. we will start with leland vittert on the israel-gaza border. >> reporter: there are multiple reports from senior israeli officials that there will be a cease-fire deal some time in the next 12 hours. you would think that would
that israel and the u.s. consider a terrorist organization. regular life in gaza city is pretty much ground to a halt. stores are closed and shuttered. streets which would normally be filled with people are largely empty. most people just try to stay indoors as much as they can, only venturing out when they absolutely need to in order to buy supplies for their families. otherwise, it's just too dangerous to go out. these days, for israelis along the border and residents of gaza city, there is no such thing as regular life. as the battle enters its seventh day, casualties, rage and grief grow on both sides of the border along with the fear that the worst may be yet to come. i'm joined by wolf blitzer in jerusalem, also here with ben wedeman and arwa damon. arwa, yesterday you were at the scene of what was the most controversial attack, a strike on what israeli forces said was a building owned by a hamas official, commander of an artillery unit. they say initially he had been killed, then stepped back from that. at least nine members of a family were killed. what was the scene like? >> it was
forces claiming to have targeted 100 gaza sites. the u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton is on her way to the middle east for talks with officials in a bid to try to end the deadly crisis. we've been watching oil prices, as well. and after sharp gains yesterday, you can see oil prices pulling back about 27 cents, still just about $89 for wti crude. we will have a live report from our nbc colleagues on the ground in the middle east coming up in the next half hour. >>> let's talk about some of the main market events of the morning. actually today fed chairman ben bernanke's speech at the economics sclub of new york is coming up at 12:15 eastern time. traders will be listening no any comments on the central bank's operation twist program and discussions about changing how the fed communicates about interest rates. operation twist expires next month. and there is some speculation the fed will continue making asset purchases by expanding the size of its $40 billion a month quantitate of it easing program. also on the economic agenda today, october housing starts released at 8:30 a.m. an
has departed heading for the middle east. we begin with christiane. welcome. give us a sense of this new announcement from israel. how long do you think israel is waiting to silt on this halt before it would move forward with sending ground troops in? >> well, what was reported was that a senior government official in the loop close to the talks has confirmed to me this morning that after the latest intense round of conversations and meetings between prime minister netanyahu and his inner security cabinet, which went on into the early morning hours here jerusalem time, there has been a decision taken to hold on the ground offensive. to give time, he says, limited time to make the diplomatic solution work. that is their preferred option. however, he also adds that israeli military is prepared and continues to make its preparations in case, if and when, a decision is taken to escalate to a ground war. in that case the military would be prepared to react immediately. but clearly what we're hearing and what we've been reporting over the last 24 to 36 hours is that despite the fac
opportunity in the united states of america. thanks for joining us. "ac 360" starts now. >>> good evening, everyone. we're coming to you tonight live from gaza city, where today, we have seen continued violence in what was day six of this conflict. we begin tonight with breaking news at this hour. new explosions rocking the city of gaza. just moments ago off in the distance, what sounded like rolling thunder, the sound of explosions somewhere in gaza, not in the actual area that we can see so it must be on the other side of the building where we are right now. earlier also in the past hour, we saw a number of rockets being fired from gaza city toward israel and we saw israel's iron dome air defense system actually take out some of those rockets in midair. so it doesn't seem like they actually reached across the border into israel and actually land in israel. we've seen explosions really over the last several hours, though not as active as we saw last night, but it was a very busy day here in gaza, a day -- deadly day as well. take a look. [ sirens ] >> day six of the battle between hamas
hours. really trying to put a u.s. stamp, footprint, if you will, on the negotiations. how much leverage does the u.s. have in actually making sure that the cease-fire is something that's going to hold? >> well the u.s. doesn't have much leverage over hamas because the u.s. doesn't deal with hamas. the u.s. government, previous governments, regards hamas as a terrorist organization. when secretary of state hillary clinton visits here in jerusalem later, then goes to ramallah to meet with mahmoud abbas tomorrow and then goes to cairo she's not going to meet with anyone from hamas. the u.s. does have leverage on egypt, given the economic and military assistance the u.s. provides to egypt and given the dire economic straits that the egyptians are in right now. so the u.s. has leverage on the egyptians and obviously the u.s. has very good relations with israel. so the u.s. is a key player in all of this. but as far as leverage on hamas, u.s. leverage is limited. >> secretary of state hillary clinton's arriving soon in jerusalem about three hours or so from now. she'll go to ramallah, then on
. but israel will have to give up its attempt to cow us and look like it is a surrender. >> reporter: what are they asking from the palestinian side? >> they start with -- a call for surrender, i mean, you stop, you deliver your weapons and then we'll see what to do. >> reporter: a truce is in the works, but until that happens gaza remains under attack. richard engel, nbc news, gaza. >>> this is martin fletcher in southern israel where everyone is desperate to know, ground invasion of gaza or truce? officials say it is 50/50, leaving three and a half million israelis at the mercy of palestinian rockets, defended by israel's new hero, the iron dome, an anti-missile defense system made in israel, helped by america. of 900 rockets fired at israel in six days, only about 30 hit populated areas. >> we enjoy the iron dome which is a huge success. and luckily -- >> reporter: there is a siren now? >> right. >> reporter: there is a siren now. just to see what happens -- >> it will only fire. >> reporter: the system calculates which rockets will hit an inhabited area and knocks it out like here, and
year-old - oldparkpettiford was shot and killed friday. >> he was doing what any of us do. which is stopping a convenience station for a soft-drink, cup of coffee >> at a city hall news conference monday police and the mayor, chuck reed announced a $20,000 their reward for information leading to the capture of the man in this sketch described as a hispanic male, 20-25 years old, 180 lbs., wearing a white hooded sweatshirt, the second a suspect, 26 are old jonathan dawson willbans. was a rested friday following a string of armed robberies at gas stations and convenience stores. ending in a gunbattle with police during which one officer was shot but escaped serious injury, a barely saved by a metal based bottler >> the friends of the victim of flowers and condolences on the sidewalks of the 711. >> san jose, rob fladeboe come >> the oakland police officers to the union is criticizing the department's leadership that, as a judge gets ready to decide weather to hand over control of the force to federal this is from may 2003 misconduct settlement. when a rookie officer accused four ve
things out there. help us win this game. >> tonight was probably the worst nightmare. >> thumb it up. warriors in overtime in dallas. in recent years this was the game that golden state would have found some way to lose. different group. fourth quarter 2 minutes left. curry with a runner here. he had 31 points. 90-88 golden state. would answer here one-on-one with him and rises and fires. we are tied. barns to drive. own rebound passes out to some son. hold for one last shot what are you doing? no. huge mental mistake. that gives dallas 1 final chance to win it but carter in overtime and curry lead the way to drive and 17 point and 19 board. warriors nice road win. >> thanks larry. >> "nightline"next. >>kx@ñ ♪ did she use that line your place or mine when you danced with rea ♪ did she use that line your place or mine when you danced with her real slow ♪ ♪ tell me cheater cheater >> oh, getting raunchy tonight. white trash ho. >> the w-t-h. >> mm, mm, mm. >>> we have all seen the pictures, paula broadwell with her husband and children who has been labeled the wth
want clinton type of tax rate that we had back in the 1990s, okay, give us that clinton type of error. in return, we want spending levels proportion to the economy. repeal obamacare. republicans should go on offense instead of just letting the democrats define the terms of debate. dagen: do you think that all of the tax rate should go up? >> no. no. dagen: just for the wealthy, you are talking about. >> i do not want any tax increases. critics will say: oh, you are just kicking the can down the road. fine, that will help save the economy. that things will happen. connell: just in terms of perspective, the economy and numbers we report every day, you could make an argument that things are getting a little bit better. the housing data is turning around. some people say time heals wounds. >> all the more reason not to hurt the economy. there are numerous new regulations coming under obamacare. that will hurt. you have numerous regulations coming from dodd-frank. that will hurt. put them to the third degree. why in the world do you want to pile that on with new taxes? connell: do nothing
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